The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 31, 1930 · Page 4
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fAOEPOUH THE BLYTHEYILLE COURIER NEWS . THE COORMR WtWb CO, PUBLISHERS : 0, R. UBCOCK, Editor •' - H. W. HAINXB, AanrUslng ' felt KaUooal Advwtfelnc RepretenUtlTM: The TbooiM F. Cl«rk Co- Inc., New York, Atlanta, Dallas, Sen Antonio, 6ao o, Chicago, St- Loulf. ' • 13LYTHKVILLE, (AUK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JULY 31, II ?ubUiiu4 Kvtry Aiwrnoon Except Sunday, Bnt«r«d u Moood elm m»uer at the port office »t BJjrtheviUe, Arkansas, under act <* Oetobti 9, 1117, Served by tfce United Press KATES By -airrter in the city or Biythevllle, 15o per week ur W50 per year In advance. By mail wltUn a rtdliu of 60 miles, 43.00 per ye*r, |UO lor clx months, SSc for three montlii; by-tn«ll In portal xonet two to tin, loduiiw. »6.6fl per Je" 1 . 1° i» nes " ven and per year, payable In . ''.vance. A Vital Issue Of a good deal more imiwrtauee to the people of Mississippi county than what becomes of tlio county convict farm or many of (he other issues that have received more or less extensive discussion in the current campaign is the matter of providing adequate educational opportunity for our children. The schools' of Hlytheville, Lcach- ville and Manila are nil faced with a condition which will force them to suspend or curtail the scope of their activities unless private contributions are forthcoming sufficient to meet their budgets. Other districts in the county are likely to find themselves in a similar predicament heforc long, and a good.many more are getting by simply because they are not spending enough money to provide even a good primary education for the children who attend their schools. There are two sides to the dilHcully. In the first place lack of a proper assessment and. constitutional limitations • upon school taxes make it impossible for most of the districts to raise sufficient! revenue. In tho second place division of the county into more than two 'score districts makes genuine ellicicncy in school management impossible. As a general proposition we are getting either inferior schools at a reasonable cost or good schools at an excessive cost. We need a county assessor and a county equalization board with uiywgh intestinal fortitude to'insist'upon and get an absolute equalization of assess• x mcnts in line with the average of such assessments over the state. We need •• constitutional authority for school districts to impose, on the basis of such an equalized assessment, a tax sufficient for the proper operation of their schools. We need the county unit system, to eliminate waste and inefficiency and to improve educational standards. The last legislature passed a county unit law. But because it provided certain exemptions, one of them apparently adopted for tlie special benefit of the law partner of this county's representative in the general assembly, it was held unconstitutional. That is something to think about for the future. , Education is fundamental. No community that fails to keep pace with educational progress is going to keep pace with economic and social progrtH- We in northeast Arkansas have prid«d ourselves upon our progressivcnqsB, and it i« true that natural advantages have helped us to attain a position In advance of thai occupied by other parts of out- own and many other • states. Hut as surely as we fail to provjde for the education of bur children we shall slide down the scale. A comity unit law, to give us the most for our school dollars, and then enough dollars lo make the school system under the unit law the equal of the best, are two essentials of continued progress. | SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Show Your Colors Perhaps It hasn't occurred to the various candidates In the county, district, and some ol the Elate races, tluit they nre doing much I he same thing as the freckle-faced kid that wanwd to get in the circus free because he hull nn honest fncc. These candidates nrc asking the people ol Cralgh;ad county to elect them to responsible ofTlces on grouiils somewhat similar to that of the kid with a serious case ct the malady that few real American boy* escape. Cfunlidales are asking for votes on Use basis of their long life In the community as honest men, a v>;ry Important prerequisite for an olllcc holder, It Is true, but one which should be Investigated by the voter before he even considers a candidate and not paraded by that candidate ns hts chief recommendation for election to a responsible office In the services o( the public. Craighcad county candidates arc speaking over the county, now, on tlic annual stumping tour and large crowds, now, have been reported at most of tho meetings, However, the crowds have bccijf disappointed by the fact thai few candidates have outlined to them, in offering themselves for office, tangible platforms that they will endeavor to carry out If elected. The voters should know what, the candidates plan to do It elected whether or no', the successful candidate is ubl3 lo curry out that program after clwjUon. It ECSU-.S that It Is largely a matter of fear upon the part of the candidates of offending some small group of voters by adopting a platform which they do not favor. Candidates arc straddling the fence on Ihc main Issues of the campaign. No definite stand on any vital question hns been taken. The voters arc entitled to kuow the plans of the candidates regarding vital issues at slnkc In the county campaign. Show your colors. What do you plnn lo do, Mr. Candidate, about roads, a new courthouse, economy In administration, Ihe stock law, an industrial survey of Cratglicnd county, the encouragement of dairying In the county, and ether vital Issues If tlic people of Craighcad ^vlll elevate you to Ihe position you nre asking?— Joncsboro Tribune. find for the Individual an occupation suited to his condition. With the heart, as with other portions of the body, it is extreme* ly difficult to separttc the effects thut arc purely mental from those that, are physical. Associated with the shock of the World War there were many cases of neuroclrcula- tory asthenia, or weakness of the heart and nervous system, in which patients sutler from palpitation and pains and weakness without any physical change actually being present. It Is an extremely difficult diagnostic task lo separate such cases from actual cases of heart disease. In all of this work the newer devices that have be.?n developed and the research that has come from the laboratories of physiology, pathology, and bacteriology throughout the world has been of Inestimable value. The endowments that continue, to grow for furthering such Investigation are going to make a much safer and happier world for men, women and children of the future. Announcements The Courier News nas Seen authorized to announce the following candidates: DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY TnMdij, Augast 12. For Circuit Judge JUDGE WILLIAM CARROLL. For State Representative W. PAUL MARSH. For County Jidge GEORGE W. BARHAM, election), ZAL B. HARRISON (Re- Fnr Sheriff W. W. SHAVER (He-election;. "While Europe's working and pafing off her debts, what tire we doing here?—playing golf!" WASHINGTON LETTER For County Treasurer W. W. HOLLIPETER. JOE P. PRIDE. ^•^v ELEPHANTS' TUSKS O> ARE BUT MODIFIED INClSi If INCISO& 'if|| . n o * TEETH . THEV OFTEN WEIGH ' OVER 150 IBS. PER. PAIR,. For Circuit Cinrt Clerk T- W. POTTER- BILLY QAINES. KODNEV DUTCUKH WASHINGTON. Juiy 31.—It is almost Impossible to Imagine that THE WINDMILL SHOULD WEAR 1IORSK COLLARS Tl» hot weather \vc had a few days ago should be ashamed of Its self, and I believe It would if it could only know ho\v uad It -caused me lo get my neck burned. I was strutting around here wearing a celluloid collar and the thing caught fire. •f * -f WANTED One or two good coojicrs to set up mash barrels which fell to staves during the drouth. * ¥ * IF DIRECTIONS ARE fOLLOWED I fc<?l all out of sorts. I'm all wrong someway cr other. Guess I'd better go over to the hardware store and swallow ft compass. Maybe that will set me right CUBA M. HIODON. Senator Simeon D. Fees of Ohio .wjll not be an unqualified success In tile chairmanship of the Republican National Coinmittce being vacated by the Hon. Claudius Hus• ton. Senator Fess will not do the party any harm, which is much the ino.it imporlant thins, and he ought to do 11 considerable good by reinvesting the chairmanship with the odor of personal-'and political purity which -is possessed in almost unbelievable quantities by the gentleman, from Ohio. ~. His pilncipal Job, assuming^ that he is ! appointed to the chairmanship as everyone expects, will be to sit benignly as the party figurehead, is. sue inspirational statements ami do nothing whatever which might tend lo damage President Hoover's pros- peels for renomlnatlon in 1022. What Mr. l.ucas Will nil It is obviously very good strategy On the part of the Republican political wizards to insert Robert H. Lucas of Kentucky, the commissioner of : internal revenue, as clmlr- jmnn of the national, connnillec's executive committee with the as- isignmcnt to do all the heavy work ' In the coming campaign. While ! Senator Fess Is fumigating the prc- i cincils with his well known odor : of sanctity Mr. Lucas will be out j working with the boys. His Job will correspond to that i ol Mr. Jouott Shonse, who holds 'similar til le In the Democratic I party and is the party's.real active No one hereabouts thinks less evil, soys less evil and sees less evil than Senator Fcss. Once you 1 correspondent ran across the senator in front of a bootleg joinl at a summer resort. Customers wera coming in and customers were com. ing out, but the senator remained | completely innocent of the hideous For Couljr. Court .Clerk MRS. JOHN LONG <Re-elc«ton7. For County Assessor J. S. DILLAHOTTTY. JIM FOWLER, (Re-elcctlon). J. W. "WAT/KINS. "Lions Kill 20 Natives In Headline. Man alive! East Africa."— , head despite the retention of the | chairmanship by Mr. John J. Rns- kob. Because so many Democrats ' hated the sound of Raskob's name -~ ' | It was good strategy to have hln TV/-II • ] step Into Ihe background bchhu >YllliaUlS Mr. Shouse, just as It Is fine Rc- I publican strategy to have the saint ; ly Senator Fcss—or someone jus like him, which there isn't—stei j Into the shoes of the rather shop worn Hr. Huston and show th country that the party can 8tll produce a chairman with a hal if necessary. IrafTicc which was being carried on so close at hand. He was down having a lot of good, clean, simple fun and to have llpi>ed him oft to what was going on probably would have ruined hts holiday completely. It Is i mistaXe to describe Senior Fess as a solemn, sober, 4 hu- lorless gent. A man can bo spokes- lan for the Anti-Saloon League nd the Methodist Board ol Tcm- crancc Prohibition rind Public torals, as well as the most regu- »r of all regular Republicans, Senator Fess is. and still not lx> ike that. As a matter of fact he las the happiest smile that you :ould find In a day's walk. Just as ong as you take ll\c Republican inrty and Prohibition seriously you vllt be rewarded by Ihat happy Fcss smile and in case you have iny trouble taking such things se- lously Il's almost worth it. He's Always Been Faithful He is 60 years o;d now and Ihc chairmanship would come as a fit- tin? reward. There has never been any occasion on which he was ml willing to champion his party and president and thai is more, probably, than you can say for any other Republican senator. Mo matter how many others might run out on -Mr. Cooltdge or Mr. Hoover, you could always depend on Si- Thtrt 1 \\ill be some wets running c.i Repnollcan tickets in this yeir's conpre.viionfil campaigns, but 31- mton's c:ced take:, care of such miner c.nbarassments a.; '.'rial. Kj matter v,-nnt else hupprns. as lor.j as tile ioiir,try ket-ps on electing real Rep'.ibllrans everything is going tc tuni out all :-i^ht. Senator Fess has only the d 'cpest sympathy for anyone who feels otherwise. For Justice or tie Peace Chlckasawb* Township JOHN WALTON. ED WALKER (Re-election) OSCAR ALEXANDER (Re-Clec- lon) R. L. MCKNIGHT (Re-eicctton) GEORGE J. WALKER (Re-eleu- ion). For Comnty Coronet W- H. STOVALL. For Constable Chickmsawba Tomuhip C. B. BUHCH. RAIIRY TAYLOR, . A CARRIER PIGEON I .^F^PlTHE WORLD WAR, CARRIED ^- A MESSAGE 24- MILES Sjij- IN 2.5 MINUTES .THOUGH "SS:- WOUNDED TWICE ON E WAV.,' OI930BVNE4SCFIV1CE, INC. ENDURANCE MARK? HONEY CREEK, Wis. (UP) — John Funk, 80, boasts several records of the endurance variety. The pioneer settler has been a mcm- ' of the German Settlement M.E. church for 65 years, he Is ready at any time to fill in as pastor, and in addition attends the Honey Creek Baptist church regularly as well as participating In the activities of Its mate quartet and church choir. His motto Is from the Bible: "Do not weary in well doing, for in due season ye shall reap if ye faint not." COUNSEL METHODS CHANGE MADISON. Wis. (UP)—Methods of counseling youths in 1860 will not do today, and old folks are more in need of critical examination than youth, deans and advisors of women were warned here, the University of Wisconsin. SECOND OIL BOOM DENVER, Colo. (UP) —Colorado ias the distinction of being second oldest oil producing state he United States, according tp.tlj State Bureau of Immigration, ihe same time, Colorado is amoj the latest to attract major oil cl erators for large-scale developmel as a probable source of a largo pa| of IKp nation's future crude supply. DEER PAY CA1.I/ MONTROSE, Colo. (UP)—Thrcl unexpected visitors at the Torrel Brothers ranch on California during the recent heat wave \vcrl three door, a buck and t\vo It is very infrequent that dee] come down from thr mountains midsummer. LONELY IN JAIL LOVELAND. Colo. (U?)—R Arguclla. ?>lcxican, was the bom one in the city jail. The boy sail he got extremely lonely end a the chief of police either to mov| him to another jail or get him som| company. 1 Acute Infectious Disease . Can Aifect Heart Seriously I!y !)«. MORRIS FIiiiim;iN jwUU Ihe fuel that he lives in a Editor. Journal nf (hn American | damp basement or near a river. It nay be due to the fact that he is indrrnourishcd and has not hac ulTlcicnt sunlight.' It may be a certain form of general' group of germs that does his deadly damage rather than al , Medical Asscciatlon, and of Hv- tcm. the Health Maga/ine ! !t is known to the specialist hi ', heart disease thai this oreati nmy • become Ineffccicnl and dcgcnar- . n;c for many reasons 1 For instance, the acule infections diseases may leave a wcakcncr heart in their wake. Infections of Use throat and of Ihc tcciii rpay • lie transferred to the valves of tlv: heart and to the lining of the heart with ' disastrous results. Venereal disorders sometimes produce strange changes in-tissues of tl>: heart. As man grows older, inc strain npr.n this muscle becomes greater iir.d greater. It attempts lo coin- pciisatc lor the slr.iln by enlarging and by stretching, and Its function modified. There tiro many nn- ."olvcd riddles yet to be »ns\vcvc<' before disease of the hc.irl wll' be brought fully umicr mcdica' control. No civ: knows exactly why lh< yerms from the throat or leclli lo c;vlue ill the heart in certain case: and produce their changes. Till to do perhaps with il:c con .'-Kv.it'.e-n or hereditary .'•lock of til The complete £uide-book If you've been a tourist in foreign lands, you've probably come to have a high regard for one or another of the standard guide-books. Surrounded by strange scenes, strange names, and with your time limited, you have turned with relief to any volume which te'lla you on good authority where to go and what to'.do. Consider your ordinary shopping tours in the same light. Without an up-to-date guide-book of merchandise appearing daily within the pages of this newspaper, your most casual trip to the stores vyould be more or less like a ramble in foreign countries. We're speaking of the advertisements, of course. If it weren't for the advertisements you would be a stranger in the market, surrounded by strange names, strange brands. Buying would be guessing, unless you tested every article you wanted before you bought it. of the germs of thai group. Ii may be a combination of any sticl circumstances. Only when all o .he facts are known and when the essential information is dctcrmlncc will It IM possible lo prevent thi typo ct heart disease and to tup- i ;ily proper treatment early enough to secure control. [ It Is. ol course, exceedingly important that patlcnls come to the diagnostician soon enough to permit him lo give proper advice. If the patient comes too laic, such slgnillcifit changes have already taken place that it is impossible tor him to be 1 of any real service. i For this, education of-llio-public Isj Increasingly necessary. : in Ihc past, pallcnls with hcari j disease merely took to th'cir beds i and wailed for the Inevitable doath. or continued their occupations until some too severe. strain • brought n pranpl. fatality. Modern study attempts to establish the : -As it is, you can make up your shopping list in a few minutes, and buy with confidence instead of suspicion —knowing what you're getting—knowing that consistently advertised goods must maintain standard quality. Take full udvanluf/c of the great ffiiide-book of this modern age... read the advertisements every day individual It may be couc:rncd exact capacity of the heart and toi

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